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KODIANG: PPBM deputy president Mukhriz Mahathir today dismissed any need for Malaysia to sign the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), saying it would be unsuitable given the country’s unique situation.

Although the ICERD is aimed at giving equal treatment to minority groups, he said, in Malaysia “we have a unique situation where the majority group is marginalised from mainstream development”.

“I feel there is no necessity for us to sign

Baca Selanjutnya: No need for Malaysia to sign ICERD, says Mukhriz

SHAH ALAM - Ahli perniagaan yang kini menjadi buruan, Low Taek Jho atau lebih dikenali sebagai Jho Low, berkemungkinan menggunakan pasport dari Thailand, Australia dan New Zealand untuk mengelakkan dirinya daripada diketahui pihak berkuasa tentang keberadaannya.

Menurut The Star Online, berikutan itu pihak berkuasa Malaysia dikatakan sedang meneliti kemungkinan berkenaan.

“Tindakan itu dibuat selepas kedua-dua pasport yang dimiliki Jho Low dari Malaysia dan St Kitts and Nevis telah

Baca Selanjutnya: Jho Low mungkin miliki pasport, Thai, Australia, New Zealand

Mahkamah Sesyen Kangar mengeluarkan waran tangkap ke atas bekas menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri Shahidan Kassim selepas beliau gagal hadir untuk menghadapi pertuduhan jenayah hari ini.

Waran tangkap itu dikeluarkan hakim Johari Abu Hassan selepas beliau menerima permohonan timbalan pendakwa raya, Mohd Nordin Ismail.

Menurut laporan Utusan Online peguam bela Shahidan, Syed Muhammad Anwar Syed Lokman Hakim berkata pihaknya akan membuat permohonan kepada mahkamah untuk membatalkan waran

Baca Selanjutnya: Waran tangkap buat Shahidan

Raja Petra Kamarudin

Kebanyakan rakyat Malaysia tidak tahu bahawa, sejak tahun 1992, IPP Mahathir telah rompak TNB sebanyak RM150 bilion. Malah, pada tahun 2013, Kit Siang mendedahkan bahawa ini adalah rompakan terbesar dalam sejarah Malaysia. Salah satu sebab utama 1MDB ditubuhkan ialah untuk mengembal alih IPP dan menjimatkan TNB lebih daripada RM10 bilion setahun. Dalam proses yang sama, Petronas juga diselamatkan berbilion ringgit setahun dalam subsidi minyak. Ini adalah rahsia yang

Baca Selanjutnya: Bagaimana 1MDB Telah Menguntungkan TNB Dan Petronas Selepas Rugi Sebanyak RM150 Bilion Selama 20...

KUALA LUMPUR - Persatuan Pengguna Islam Malaysia (PPIM) berharap kerajaan mempunyai kaedah mengagih subsidi minyak yang diumumkan dalam Belanjawan 2019 supaya ia sampai kepada golongan yang disasarkan.

Ketua aktivisnya, Datuk Nadzim Johan berkata sehingga kini kerajaan masih tidak mempunyai kaedah yang tepat.

“Pada masa ini kita mengharapkan kerajaan memberikan kaedah pemberian subsidi itu dapat sasarkan kepada kumpulan yang layak sebab kita tak tahu lagi apa kaedahnya.

“Sebenarnya dah

Baca Selanjutnya: 'Cara agih subsidi minyak kena betul'

PUTRAJAYA, 5 Nov (Bernama) -- Bekas Ketua Menteri Sabah, Tan Sri Musa Aman dibawa keluar dari ibu pejabat Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM), di sini untuk ke Kompleks Mahkamah Kuala Lumpur bagi menghadapi pertuduhan berkaitan kes rasuah.

Kereta Toyota Alphard yang membawa Anggota Dewan Undangan Negeri (Adun) Sungai Sibuga itu dilihat meninggalkan bangunan tersebut pada 1 tengahari, diiringi empat kenderaan pengiring dan tiga motosikal.

SPRM dalam kenyataan hari ini berkata Musa

Baca Selanjutnya: Musa dibawa ke mahkamah untuk pendakwaan

Mahkamah Tinggi Kuala Lumpur hari ini membenarkan permohonan peguam Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah supaya pasport antarabangsa dikembalikan bagi mendapatkan permit kerja di Sabah.

Hakim Collin Lawrence Sequerah mengarahkan pasport Shafee dipulangkan sementara berkuatkuasa hari ini sehingga 17 Januari 2019.

Pendakwa raya Afzainizam Abdul Aziz tidak membuat bantahan mengenai permohonan yang dibuat melalui peguam Wan Aizuddin Wan Mohammed.

Ketika ditemui media selepas itu, Aizuddin berkata

Baca Selanjutnya: Mahkamah pulangkan sementara pasport antarabangsa Shafee

NO HOLDS BARRED

Raja Petra Kamarudin

The main reason 85% of the Chinese voted Pakatan in 2008, 90% of the Chinese voted Pakatan in 2013, and 95% of the Chinese voted Pakatan in 2018 is because, according to them, they were subjected to government-sponsored discrimination.

Since Pakatan Harapan took over the federal government in May 2018, discrimination against the Chinese and Indians have ended.

In the latest budget, Budget 2019, the 10,180 government schools are given RM24,557.96 per

Baca Selanjutnya: Discrimination Against Chinese And Indians Have Ended

TOKYO, 4 Nov (Bernama) – Rundingan lanjut mengenai bon Samurai RM7.4 bilion yang ditawarkan untuk dijamin oleh kerajaan Jepun kepada Malaysia, dijangka dibincangkan dalam mesyuarat dua hala antara Perdana Menteri Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad dan rakan sejawatannya, Shinzo Abe pada Selasa ini.

Dr Mahathir akan melakukan lawatan kerja selama tiga hari ke Jepun, mulai esok.

Ketika menjelaskan perkara itu, Duta Malaysia ke Jepun, Datuk Ahmad Izlan Idris menyifatkan rundingan antara kedua-dua pemimpin

Baca Selanjutnya: Dr Mahathir, Abe bincang butiran bon Samurai Selasa ini

SEPANG, 2 Nov (Bernama) – Juara dunia lima kali, Jorge Lorenzo dari Pasukan Ducati akan kembali berlumba hujung minggu ini di Moto GP Grand Prix (GP) Malaysia selepas menarik diri daripada perlumbaan di Thailand, Jepun dan Australia akibat kecederaan.

Menurut laman web rasmi MotoGP, www.motogp.com, Lorenzo mendapat kelulusan daripada doktor di Litar Antarabangsa Sepang untuk berlumba hujung minggu ini.

"Hanya lapan hari yang lalu mereka membedah ligamen di pergelangan tangan saya tetapi saya

Baca Selanjutnya: Lorenzo dibenarkan berlumba di GP Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Nov (Bernama): Berikut ialah inti pati Belanjawan 2019 yang dibentangkan oleh Menteri Kewangan Lim Guan Eng. 

Belanjawan 2019 bertemakan Malaysia Wibawa, Ekonomi Dinamik, Rakyat Sejahtera.

  • Hutang dan liabiliti sebenar Kerajaan sehingga akhir Jun 2018 adalah RM1,065 bilion, iaitu hampir RM350 bilion lebih tinggi daripada jumlah yang didedahkan secara rasmi oleh Kerajaan terdahulu.
  • Perincian hutang ini merangkumi RM725.2 bilion hutang langsung Kerajaan Persekutuan, RM155.8
Baca Selanjutnya: Inti pati Belanjawan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Nov (Bernama) -- Kerajaan akan memperkenalkan Dana Perlindungan Kesihatan Nasional untuk golongan isi rumah berpendapatan rendah (B40) dalam usaha memperkukuh jaringan perlindungan kesihatan golongan itu, kata Menteri Kewangan Lim Guan Eng.

Katanya skim yang akan bermula pada Januari 2019 itu merupakan hasil usaha sama kerajaan dan syarikat insurans swasta. 

Beliau berkata skim itu menyediakan perlindungan percuma bagi empat penyakit kritikal utama sehingga RM8,000 dan

Baca Selanjutnya: Dana perlindungan kesihatan bagi golongan B40 bermula tahun depan

Foto Pilihan

  • KUALA LUMPUR - Perdana Menteri Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak melihat replika Projek Pembangunan Hospital Wanita dan Kanak-kanak Kuala Lumpur ketika membuat lawatan ke HWKKKL di HKL semalam. Foto oleh FAISOL MUSTAFA / KOSMO

Malaysian Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez said he "didn't have anything more" in his fight with Valentino Rossi, and that it would have been too close to call had the Yamaha rider not crashed.

Starting seventh after being handed a six-place grid drop, Marquez quickly moved up to second and then spent the majority of the race circulating around a second behind Rossi.

He started to inch closer during the final 10 laps but was yet to make an overtaking attempt when Rossi crashed with four laps

Baca Selanjutnya: Marquez "didn't have anything more" in Rossi fight

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 (Bernama) – The following are the highlights of the Economic Outlook 2019 report, the first presented under the Pakatan Harapan government. The 142- page report was released by the Ministry of Finance in conjunction with the tabling of the 2019 Budget today by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng in Parliament.

  • Global economy to expand 3.7 per cent in 2018 and 2019, lower than the earlier forecast of 3.9 per cent by the International Monetary Fund
  • Global trade to widen by 4.2
Baca Selanjutnya: 2019 Budget Highlights

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara will be setting up a RM1 billion fund to finance the first house purchase for those with monthly income not exceeding RM2,300.  

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the fund would be provided from January 1 2019 to purchase affordable houses priced up to RM150,000.

“The fund will be available at Ambank, CIMB Bank, Maybank, RHB Bank and Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) at a low financing rate of 3.5 per cent.

“This will reduce the monthly payment

Baca Selanjutnya: RM1 billion fund for first house purchase Lim

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is facing seven charges involving power abuse, criminal breach of trust and money laundering involving SRC International Sdn Bhd fund amounting to RM42 million, must be present in court for every proceeding against him, even for case management.

High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali said the accused (Najib) should be present so that he could follow his case directly.

He made the ruling after Najib’s lead counsel Tan Sri Muhammad

Baca Selanjutnya: Judge: Najib must be present in court for his case

LOS ANGELES: An Indian couple who fell to their deaths in California's Yosemite National Park were apparently taking a selfie, according to a family member and media reports.

Vishnu Viswanath, 29 and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, died last week after falling from Taft Point – a popular overlook at the park that does not have a railing — and their bodies were recovered by park rangers on Thursday.

Viswanath's brother told local media in India that he believes the couple were taking a selfie when the

Baca Selanjutnya: Indian couple falls to death while taking selfie at Yosemite cliff

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said a diplomatic passport issued to Umno lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah has been revoked since Sept 19.

Shafee was issued the passport in 2009 in his capacity as a member of the Asean Human Rights Intergovernmental Commission.

He was issued with the passport again in 2016 when he was appointed ambassador-at-large for human rights, the ministry said in response to a question by Pang Hok Liong (PH-Labis).

Shafee is lawyer for former prime

Baca Selanjutnya: Putrajaya revokes Shafee’s diplomatic passport

JAKARTA: A Lion Air flight with at least 188 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia's island of Java on Monday, shortly after take off from the capital on its way to the country's tin-mining hub, officials said.

A spokesman for Indonesia's search and rescue agency said the Lion Air flight, JT610, lost contact 13 minutes after takeoff, adding that a tug boat leaving the capital's port had seen the craft falling.

"It has been confirmed that it has

Baca Selanjutnya: Wreckage of Lion Air jet found off Java, 188 passengers feared dead

PUTRAJAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to close the Tabung Harapan Malaysia (THM) account on Dec 31, seven months after it was formed on May 30.

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced this today, saying that the Auditor-General’s Department would audit the account to ensure that the management of THM had been done in an orderly manner and with integrity.

“The ministry will also appoint an external audit firm to audit the THM account, which is in line with Section 7 of the Audit Act 1957.

“This is

Baca Selanjutnya: Tabung Harapan Malaysia to stop collection on Dec 31

THE CORRIDORS OF POWER

Raja Petra Kamarudin

Every government in the world has slush funds. This is part of how governments operate. And Malaysia is no exception.

Malaysia’s expenditure is supposed to be approved by Parliament, normally around November every year. If Parliament does not approve the following year’s budget, then come 1st January it would be illegal for the government to spend money and at the end of January government servants cannot get their salary.

Just to digress a bit

Baca Selanjutnya: Malaysia’s Slush Funds Come To The Surface

PUTRAJAYA, June 20 (Bernama) -- The new Selangor menteri besar, Amirudin Shari, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today at the latter's office in Perdana Putra.

Amirudin, who assumed duty today, arrived at about 2.30 pm and met with Dr Mahathir for about 40 minutes.

He told reporters afterward that Dr Mahathir congratulated him and gave some advice on the administration of Selangor.

"He (Dr Mahathir) also shared his views on the functions of the state government

Baca Selanjutnya: New Selangor MB calls on Mahathir, gets advice

PUTRAJAYA - With just a few days to go before Barisan Nasional names its candidates, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak held an important meeting, reminding the coalition’s serving lawmakers to remain loyal – no matter how disappointed they may be if they are dropped in the general election.

The meeting, which started at 9am yesterday, is among the last few steps to be taken before the candidate list is finalised.

The meeting to remind MPs on loyalty is particularly important in light of past cases

Baca Selanjutnya: Najib Holds Briefing For Barisan MPs

PUTRAJAYA - The list of Barisan Nasional candidates for the general election is “almost ready”, says coalition secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

“As long as we haven’t announced the names, there is room for changes to be made,” he added without elaborating.

Last week, he was quoted as saying that the list would be announced 10 days or a week before nomination day on April 28.

There is speculation that a few incumbent MPs would be dropped, some of them “old faces” or

Baca Selanjutnya: BN List Of Candidates Almost Ready, Says Ku Nan

Sabah & Sarawak

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MIRI – Seorang lelaki dari Rh Edward Usah, Sg. Sebindang Bok, Bok Tinjar, di sini  telah dilaporkan hilang hari.

Laporan mengenai kehilangan mangsa Bengkong Anak Buntak 58 tahun telah diterima pihak Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia (JBPM) Negeri Sarawak sekitar jam 12.10 tengahari ini.

Jurucakap JBPM Negeri Sarawak berkata, sebaik laporan diterima, 11 anggota dari Balai Bomba dan Penyelamat (BB) Lopeng telah digerakkan menggunakan beberapa buah aset bagi mencari mangsa di lokasi

KOTA KINABALU, 7 Nov (Bernama) -- Mahkamah Tinggi di sini akan memberikan keputusannya hari ini mengenai siapakah Ketua Menteri Sabah yang sah antara Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal dan Tan Sri Musa Aman.

Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi Datuk Yew Jen Kie dijadual memberikan keputusannya pada pukul 3 petang ini terhadap saman pemula yang dikemukakan oleh Musa bagi mencabar pelantikan Mohd Shafie sebagai Ketua Menteri yang baharu kerana mendakwa beliau adalah Ketua Menteri Sabah yang sah.

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